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Read the following passage from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad:

She lifted the gun, aimed it at the despairing slave. She said, “Go on with us or die.” The husky, low-pitched voice was grim.

What is the effect of Petry’s description of Harriet Tubman’s voice? (1 point)

A.) It makes Harriet Tubman sound like a natural born leader.
B.) It makes Harriet Tubman sound determined and intimidating.
C.) It shows the reader that the slaves had to be spoken to in a harsh manner.
D.) It tells the reader that Harriet was running off slaves.

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    I can't tell if it's A or B...

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    I vote for B.

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    ya i was confuzled by that too this helps though. i agree more going with b

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    I think B!

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